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, lightning strikes at the vatican, another. and then the meteor in russia, it came in a flash and a big bang, but as mary snow reports, maybe we shouldn't have been that surprised about it. >> reporter: it came out of nowhere. the bright streak in the sky up long enough for people to catch it on camera as it lurched toward earth and exploded. a deafening boom followed. the sonic boom shattered glass. at least 1,000 people in the bulls eye of the falling meteor were injured. it's a bombing says this man, people didn't know what to make of it. meteorites are reported to have scattered across three regions of russia. there's one reportf a chunk smashing a hole in a frozen lake. as frightening as it was, scientists say it's not that rare to have meteors falling out of the sky. what's not common is when they hit largely populated areas. >> small bodies like that hit the earth regularly every year there's probably several. mostly over oceans and happened over the pacific ocean somewhere, maybe a ship might have seen it. >> reporter: the curator at the american museum of natural history. he says th
the sky and exploited over russia. there was a sonic blast, injuring nearly 1000 people. it is thought to be the first meteor strikes of this scale in more than a century. we have a report. >> at morning in russia, the radio on, when out of nowhere, a dancing flash across the sky. a site that few people had ever seen until now. a terrifying blaze of light as a rock hurtled towards earth. people rushed for a look. the roc was burning as it fell. it was also breaking up. explosions. the powerful shock wave shattered windows. local people who filmed the scenes say it was like a bomb going off. closed-circuit television reported the impact of the blast indoors. the damage caused by the extraordinary effect of the rock blowing apart. >> i saw an object moving through the sky, and then there was a flash. we assumed it was fireworks, and then it was like a rocket, with an explosion. >> the hospitals soon filled with the injured. most of them had been cut by flying glass. they had gone outside to watch and had not realized the danger. across the region, traffic cameras captured
™. and the world. but why didn't scientists see it coming >>> a fireball meteor sounds shockwaves around russia and the world. why didn't scientists see it coming? >> plus on the attack again. the hunt for a man who randomly punches women on the street. >> and smoking often gets a bad rap, but there's another vice being blamed for cancer rates. >> we'll get to that russian meteor in a bit. >>> first our meteorologist has more on something we saw in our own skies! >> 7:42, more folks than normal looking up to the sky. and we had a pretty significant meteor occurrence right here over the bay area. ball park 7:42, 7:43. meteors are a common occurrence. but tonight more people were looking up because of the big asteroid and because of this higher interest because of what happened in russia last night. some of the comments here "i feel lucky to have seen it." another one, "this was the most impressive i have ever seen." >> something we should be aware of. >> one would think this is all tied together. folks that do this for a living say no. these are just random occurrences. >> i hope they're right.
>> itself from the sky, a meteor crash as to earth, injuring more than 1000 people in russia. you are watching al jazeera. the other top story -- cheers for hugo chavez. support tourist are delighted to see his first photos since cancer -- supporters are delighted to see his first photosensor cancer surgery. israel's army breaks out protesters over political prisoners as a hunger strike worsens. >> wrestling is a centuries-old tradition, but the once popular sport does not attract the crowds it once used to. >> it traveled at a speed of 54,000 kilometers per hour and struck with the force of an atomic bomb. a meteor has crashed into the region of russia, injuring more than 1000 people. the impact would have devastated a more inhabited area. >> a massive a ball of fire and smoke tearing across a mid morning sky. this was the site seen by many and chelyabinsk, as they've made their way to work and to their children to school. there was no warning of the meteorite. using their mobile phones, people found the trail of smoke. -- filmed the trail of smoke. and then, a sonic boom would s
and that in a moment, but first, to the events of russia. the media or was first spotted at around 9:20 a.m. local time. russia's academy of science said it into the atmosphere at a speed of over 50,000 kilometers per hour and then shattered into pieces. >> the media is thought to have been just about two meters across, but that was enough to cause a massive sonic boom, and it was far from harmless. hundreds of people were injured, most of them by shattering glass. >> a rare moment caught on camera -- don turned to daylight as the media or into the earth's atmosphere with a bang -- dawn turned to daylight. it streaked above the sky leaving a white trail. mobile phones stopped working. the shock wave set off car alarms, and local residents were left wondering what was happening. >> i saw something moving in the sky. then there was a flash. we thought it was fireworks. that was followed by an explosion. the weather broke. t, bread, and water -- everything felony floor. -- the window for. >> windows were blown out of dozens of buildings. most of the injuries were light. hundreds have been treated at local
in the parking lot and looked at it." >> what a night it's been. the meteor hits russia and then this asteroid. >> we begin with our chief meteorologist who joins us with the closer look at the size of tonight's event. >> let's just say it has to be extremely large in order tore the doppler radar to pick up anything like this. so i fine tuned the radar, telling the radar scan everything it can find in the lower atmosphere. from the type of those reports from 7:00 to 8:10 tonight, you can see this wave of green moving up from the peninsula and the north bay. that's a sign of unusual activity in the atmosphere. this is not fog, not rain but it's part of that meteor that streaked across the sky and or part of its contrail. it's a neat way to look at what happened as we're continuing to get the pictures in. as far as the trajectory goes, we started getting reports from st. helena and also walnut creek and then san francisco and finally a lot of you saw it in san jose, morgan hill and santa cruz. some of my estimates is the bay area troavel distance was somewhere near 140 miles. by all indications,
russia today with the power of an atomic bomb, shattering windows and injuring more than 1,000 people. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonightwe get the latest on the spectacle, and today's other cosmic event-- a close encounter with a large asteroid. >> this thing is pretty big. it's about half the size of a football field, although there are larger ones out there that we're tracking. >> woodruff: then, margaret warner updates the president's push to curb gun violence as he takes his case to his hometown of chicago. >> brown: mark shields and michael gerson analyze the week's news. >> woodruff: and ray suarez talks with homeland security secrery janet nolitano about combating the gring threat of cyber attacks. >> to the extent that some are seeking to infiltrate our network, steal that information, not have to invest in the research and development that goes into innovation, that's a really big deal. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> ppo
'll engage russia to seek further reduction in our arsenals. >> but i know you want more, what about eight matching steak knives? >> the bipartisan commission to approve the commission in america, for background checks to make it harder for criminals to get their hands on a gun. raise the federal minimum wage to nine an hour. >> they just had that guy there, saying i know you want more so we got you a steak knife. that is a lot that the president proposed to do. imagine for a moment that president obama actually does manage to pass every policy he proposed tuesday night. within a couple of years, every four-year-old in the country would have access to pre-school. the federal minimum wage would be adjusted. there could be a cap and trade program, limiting the carbon admission miemission emissions, the tax cuts, infrastructure, schools, much, much more. taxes would be higher on the wealthy, by the way, and guns would be a lot harder to come by. and undocumented immigrants would have a path to citizenship. america would be a remarkably different country after this agenda, feeling different, l
a first look at a possible impact site for meteorite fragments. this is a picture from a lake in russia -- you can see the hole in the ice. kron4's charles clifford has more on the area impacted by the crash of the meteorite. the meteor entered the atmosphere around 9:20 am local time in russia. it's estimated that it made a shallow entry travelling at about 40,000 miles per hour, or eleven miles per second. russian scientists have said they believe the object was about 49 feet in diameter and possibly composed of iron. for about 30 seconds, the meteor streaked through the russian sky 1000 miles east of moscow and 50 miles west of the town of ??, which is near the ural mountains. based on video of the meteor, it's believed that the rock broke apart about 20 miles above the surface. scattering smaller meteorites across an area about 490 miles in diameter. at least one piece hit a russian lake and other chunks may have fallen into kazikastan, which lies to the south. in the newsroom, charles and this isn't the first time a large meteor has struck russia. in 19-08, a meteor the size of a b
to earth today, triggered a fireball over russia, and sent people running for cover. parts of the meteor fell on the city of chelyabinsk-- population over a million-- about a thousand miles due west of moscow on the edge of the ural mountains. the strike shocked and stunned the world. more than 1,000 people were injured. paul davies of independent television news begins our coverage. >> reporter: emerging from the russian sky, a giant ball of flame, a meteorite providing a spectacular show until it suddenly explodes 30 miles above the earth. the city of chelyabinsk was unlucky to be beneath the meteorites flight path and was showered with debris dropping from the sky. thousands of windows were smashed, shocked workers evacuated their offices. this school class is about to be interrupted by the shock wave. here the windows come crashing in, and a national judo squad runs for cover. canadian ice hockey star michael garnett plays for the chelyabinsk team and lives in the city. i was awakened by this loud bang, crash and shaking in my apartment that, you know, literally shook me out of bed.
cannot stop talking about. a meteor strike in russia that injured hundreds and scared the masses. today cnn tries to get to the site where one of the meteor's pieces supposedly landed. i'm don lemon. that story in less than 90 seconds. first we want to get you up to speed on the stories making headlines this hour. a truck bomb killed at least 78 people today in a marketplace in central pakistan. nearly 200 others were wounded. police say the explosives were packed in a water tanker and detonated by remote control. the attack is just the latest in an ongoing campaign in violence against shiite muslims in the region, which is overwhelmingly sunni. at the vatican, cardinals could mean sooner than expected to begin the process of choosing a new pope. the conclave can start as soon as all 117 cardinals are in rome. when benedict xvi steps down at the end of the month, he is going to his summer residence while work is finished on his new home inside the vatican compound. >>> in detroit, icy roads and snowy squalls have led to the multicar pileups across that area. according to affiliate wxyz,
. this is "the ed show." let's get to work. just like the meteor slamming into russia, elizabeth warren is already banging heads in the senate. >> the question i really want to ask is about how tough you are. >> we'll show you how the new sheriff of wall street is outclassing her fellow freshmen, and how the new cop on the beat means trouble for big banks. >>> ten years after george w. bush dragged the country into war in iraq, and explosive new documentary narrated by rachel maddow details the trail of deception like never before. rachel joins me to preview the film tonight. >>> plus, the big congressional panel on john boehner's decision to go on vacation before we go off another cliff. >>> it was the biggest meteor blast in 100 years. so how did we know about an asteroid the size of a swimming pool but not a meteorite the size of a house? good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. progressives finally have something to be hopeful about when it comes to congress. now, the 113th congress kicked off in a pretty disappointing fashion. there could have been meaningful f
than a century to hit the planet. this one crashed in russia. 1,000 people were injured from shards of flying glass and debris. tonight we have learned there was no warning. more on that from nasa in a moment. we begin with kirit radia in moscow. >> reporter: it came out of nowhere. a bright speck in the sky, soon streaking across the horizon, followed by an almost apocalyptic scene. a blinding flash of light, and then all hell broke loose. [ explosion ] dizzying explosions, shattering windows, knocking these office workers to the ground. these students were lucky, protected by curtains from the flying glass. and these men barely escaped the blast. [ explosion ] in the streets -- pandemonium. terrified residents thought the world was ending. people started to panic. somebody screamed, the end of the earth, he says. the chaos of the meteor captured on cell phones and the dashboard cameras of cars, so popular here in russia. the blast was so powerful, it knocked down a wall at this factory. in all, over 1,200 people were injured, mostly from broken glass. 3,000 buildings damaged, over
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was ending when a spectacular meteor streaked through the skies of russia earlier this morning. john fowler is here with truly incredible video. >> reporter: absolutely. we have new pictures and new eyewitness videos from russia east of moscow where this spectacular fire ball lit up the sky. some people thought it was nuclear war. likely the best documented meteor ever. many russians have dash board cameras to avoid insurance scams. just after 9:00 a.m. is screamed over a city the size of san jose. >> followed by a flash. first thought it was a fire ball. >> reporter: burning brighter than the winter sun. >> fire ball flew by it was really hard. we even tried to hide. >> reporter: it left a trail of smoke, then powerful sonic booms. [ booming sound ] >> people were injured. >> reporter: facials say shock waves hurt 1200 people. the most ever by a meteor impact and damaged this factory, plus another 3000 buildings. it's estimated 1 million square feet of window glass shattered. the meteor exploded about 100,000 feet up. >> coming into the earth's atmosphere so fast that the atmosphere acts l
's brian now with the news edge at 11:00. >>> close encounters of a scary kind above russia this morning, 1,000 people injured by a meteor while an astroid skims by the earth. now the rest of us are wondering what the heck is going on? the blinding flash and the booming shock you heard was an event straight out of a sci-fi movie. the giant meteor blazed across the sky over parts of russia and exploded. let's go to will thomas in the newsroom with more. >> the meteor exploded with the force of an atomic bomb about 12 to 15 miles high. the resulting meteorite scattered across parts of russia, 1,100 people hurt and many sent to the hospital. let's show you again, another day for people out on the roads about 9:30 in the morning there, but nothing normal about that meteor. it was a fireball estimated to be about 50 feet wide, more than 7,000 tons and traveling about 40,000 miles an hour. the dashcams that captured a lot of this video are common in the cars of everyday russian folks because of disputes over traffic accidents, insurance fraud apparently a big deal there. dashcams and cell phone v
is. this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> tonight more amazing video of a meteor exploding over russia with the force of 20 atomic bombs. the new details that are surfacing about the fireball, the damage and the panic. >> and definitely a vacation to remember, unfortunately the memories won't be good ones. hear from passengers stranded for days in the heat and stench aboard a crippled cruise ship. ♪ i'm a single lady ♪ so put your hands up ♪ . >> if you blinked, you missed out. outraged fans demanding answers from ticketmaster after another beyonce show in d.c. sold out in one minute. >>> but we begin with winter weather tonight. today's warm temperatures are not sticking around this weekend unfortunately. in fact, we're seeing rain tonight and some areas are getting snow. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. down to gary mcgrady we go monitoring the very latest updates. >> thanks, guys. cold front is coming through. ahead of that some showers and some snow. we're not worrying about any lakes with this particular outbreak of snow -- accumulation w
gallery coincidence to there was this other daytime meteor in russia. so what we want to do is get out there and nudge it. you can do it by just slamming a rocket into it. at the planetary society, we do it by a flotilla, that would cause the surface to evaporate, nudge it off force, or you can go out there and just set it off, hoping that you're not going to screw it up and create a shower of these things which could be even worse. but we are the first generation of humans that can do something about it. so yes, a very scary day, but in a sense, an exciting day. and so right away, congressman lamar smith, from texas, a conservative said let's convene an asteroid meeting, we're all in. let's figure out what to do. >> i would like the asteroid meeting, i'm excited about the floating sun >> you can read more of my work at wonkblog.com. the "ed show" is up next. >>> good evening, americans, and welcome to "the ed show" from new york. meteors crashing into earth. congress goes on vacation again? and elizabeth warren is the new sheriff in town. all that and rachel maddow joins us tonight. b
's fate was a bad luck or an accident. >> still ahead, some cleanup underway in russia after a meet your strength leaves thousands .f buildings damaged or i >> as you can imagine, he is numb with shock and grief. >> oscar pastorius. quick california law enforcement officials now believe the former la police officer christopher dorner took his own life. an investigation suggests that he turned his own gun on himself. his charred remains were found inside the bird cabin where he found his last stand. officials have found that dorner standoff did his time hidden in a condominium very close to the command that police had set up to find him -- spent his time hidden in a condominium very close to the command that police had set up to find him. >> yesterday pastorius was formerly charged in the shooting death of his supermodel girlfriend. it was a message that brought the athlete to tears inside the courtroom. his loved ones say they are certain accusations of premeditated murder are unfounded. >> there is no substance for the allegations. own case, including own for an sick evidence -- forensi
people were hurt in russia. 40 people are still in the hospital. damages estimated at $40 million. they promised to double the broken windows fixed within a week. the explosion was estimated to be as powerful as 20 atomic bombs. if you are married and living together in virginia, you may be technically breaking the law. it hasn't happened in 20 years but we will tell you what has happened to this painting inside the national gallery. and another close call with something from space. what scientists are saying that is. >> the commonwealth is preparing to repeal the 1036-year-old law that makes it illegal for -- 136-robocall that makes it illegal for unmarried couples to live together. -- 136-year-old law that makes it illegal for unmarried couples to live together. >> it takes away people's rights. to me, it's wrong. >> state road 18.2345 calls it lewd and lascivious behavior, a class three misdemeanor. >> i am surprised that was even on the books still. i thought -- i am surprised in nevada was trying to return a. >> the code should be through. we shouldn't have lost -- we should
satellites. and on the bottom right, a meteorite that exploded friday in russia. it sent a shockwave over the ural mountains. 900 miles east of moscow. windows on some four thousand buildings were shattered and 12-hundred people were injured. many of them because of he flying glass. astronomers say, all three cosmic events were coincidental. unrelated to one another based on the directions they were going in and their different points of origin. it might seem coincidental but a lot of people are thinking it is let's take >> let's take a quick look outside this morning. let's check in with janu for it is a beautiful start to a beautiful weekend. cloudy skies this morning but plenty of sunshine into the afternoon. in another warm day in store for us as well. cloudy and mild conditions overnight. not too bad of a start this morning. already into the 50s in nappy. the mid 50's and 40's in san jose. which will be getting to 72 degrees this afternoon. low seventies for oakland 69 degrees expected to north bay. upper 60s expected in downtown san francisco. we will look at the full forecast expec
that came close to earth, the meteor that exploded in russia and now tonight's breaking news a meteor across the bay area sky. alan wang is live at the space and science center in oakland. alan, a lot of people saw this thing. >> many of those people came to see an asteroid passing by the earth. but instead it has been christmastime for astronomers. >> reports are coming in from around the bay, but mostly on the peninsula. a bright, blue light streaking across the western sky around 7:40. someone claiming to have recorded the meteor while driving down 280 posted this video on youtube. another witness looked at the video and said it is what he saw as well. we caught up with those who saw it in ocean beach in san francisco. >> it was like a flash of lightning. that's basically what it looked like. i saw it twice. he saw it once or twice? >> we just saw two lights basically right over there. >> it was over the whole bay. it was insane. >> apparently there was another bright meteor seen in the sky. maybe not as bright as the one that was seen in russia. >> more people seem to be paying attention
close to earth, the meteor that exploded in russia and now tonight's breaking news a meteor across the bay area sky. alan wang is live at the space and science center in oakland. alan, a lot of people saw this thing. >> many of those people came to see an asteroid passing by the earth. but instead it has been christmastime for astronomers. >> reports are coming in from around the bay, but mostly on the peninsula. a bright, blue light streaking across the western sky around 7:40. someone claiming to have recorded the meteor while driving down 280 posted this video on youtube. another witness looked at the video d said it is what he saw as well. we caught up with those who saw it in ocean beach in san francisco. >> it was like a flash of lightning. that's basically what it looked like. i saw it twice. he saw it once or twice? >> we just saw two lights basically right over there. >> it was over the whole bay. it was insane. >> apparently there was another bright meteor seen in the sky. maybe not as bright as the one that was seen in russia. >> more people seem to be paying attention t
, will engage russia to seek further reductions in our nuclear arsenals and continue leading the global effort to secure nuclear materials that could fall into wrong lands. >> so how many nuclear weapons does the president want to reduce? of the 1700 nuclear weapons the u.s. now possesses, the white house believes 1000 to 1100 warheads would provide an equal level of security. >> under one scenario is 1000 war leads to lower thresholds to maintain a capable nuclear deterrent. >>> if we have to blow-up more than one p planet we might need more than 1000 nuclear warheads. >> is this a reciprocal deal with russia. >> we may as well try to get something for it. >> these are strategic warheads you are talking about i don't know. >> yes. >> 1000 of these, are about 50 times the size of north korea. 1000 is fine if the russians come down and the chinese stay down to thissal level because nobody can do a first strike. >> are the russians wanting to go along? >> i think they are. these things are very expense to maintain. russia has real problems. >> where did we see that not long ago? we saw it when f
smashes into russia and it doesn't only smash into russia. it smashes as the biggest fall in 100 years and that last one in tunguska in 1908 was only 3,000 miles from this one. that's the longest astronomical hole in one you can possibly imagine. >> the video was incredible. >> reporter: incredible. >> i want to ask you, like, how often does this sort of thing happen asteroids and meteorites? how often do they come this close to earth? >> reporter: welsh the one that happened this morning, you know, was the biggest one since 1908. we got a fireball at least once a day but most of the time it's over the ocean. something this big doesn't happen more than once in a century and the near miss something like this near miss, about once every 40 years, elizabeth. >> wow. all right, brian hackney, thank you. >>> you can see more of that amazing video of the meteor as well as the photo gallery of its path of destruction on our website, cbssf.com. >>> new details on the assassination threat against state senator leland yee. the man who turned his home into a
within just hours of each other. this morning in a remote part of russia, some thought the world was ending when a ten-ton meteor, five stories tall, hurtled to earth and exploded, causing a lot of injuries and doing a lot of damage without actually hitting anything. its fiery descent was captured in vivid detail by numerous cameras. >>> and then this afternoon there was a very close call with a massive astroid that whizzed by just 17,000 miles from our planet. in celestial terms, that's a very near miss. what do scientists make of all this? it was all one big cosmic coincidence. nbc's tom costello reports. >> reporter: the video from russia is incredible. a massive meteor traveling at 33,000 miles per hour, trailing a brilliant quite con trail, hitting the atmosphere and exploding with the force of an atomic bomb. [ explosion ] >> reporter: the shock wave over the town damaged thousands of buildings, knocked down a factory wall and blew out windows across the city in freezing temperatures. just as kids were starting the school day. >> translator: the ceiling was okay. but all th
what happened in russia this week, you can imagine the concern for those who saw it passing overhead. this morning, they are cleaning up in russia's mountain region. that is where a meteor exploded on friday morning. cnn's phil black joins me now. and the shock wave blew out windows, injured around 1,000 people, it really looked like a scene from a movie. how were they feeling and coping today there? >> reporter: well, they're recovering, susan, slowly but steadily. most of the damage, although quite widespread is not serious. it's largely windows, glasses that were sprayed and broken. some buildings lost a few, some lost most of them, some lost not at all. a few buildings have much more serious examples of damage like the ice rink behind me. there locals say that section of the wall was actually blown in by that shock wave from the meteor. but the cleanup and recovery operation is very much underway and it's likely within a week or so there aren't going to be too many scars from the close encounter. the people, themselves, they're recovering slowly, as well. we now around 1,000 of t
of a meteor exploding over russia. and that was just one of the big stories in space today. >>> now at 6:30 incredible images and sound of a meteor exploding over russia. that was just one of the big stories in space today. the 10-ton space rock shattered with enough force to break glass and blow down doors. cbs reporter edward lawrence shows us the aftermath. >> reporter: the meteor exploded over a small russian town and caused a shock wave. glass shattered. >> the earth's atmosphere acts like concrete. it disintegrates in midair called air burst and the pressure wave from that the shock wave knocked out windows. >> reporter: it rocked a mountain rage in chelyabinsk 900 miles east of moscow. scientists say it was the size of a large bus traveling at least 33,000 miles per hour. some fragments fell to the ground. but it's unclear if they hit anyone. the meteor came without warning stunning a canadian hockey player now living in russia. >> i hear this loud bang, i live in a 24 story building on the 23rd floor and all of a sudden i looked up and the lig
, and it is caught on tape. this happened 900 miles east of moscow in russia. it happened in broad day light, too. the russian scientists now say it entered the earth's atmosphere at, get this, 33,000 miles an hour. at least 20 feet wide, this meteor. it released 10 tons in weight. >> all that coming up but first olympian oscar making his first court appearance in south africa. he's accused of shooting his girlfriend to work. adam wakefield was in the courtroom today. he joins us from johannesburg. tell me, adam, how far away were you from him in court? what did you see? >> i was approximately about five, ten meters. what i could see was a very somber and upset human being, perhaps realizing the real gravity of the situation before him. >> about how long was the court proceeding? what did it cover? >> the court proceeding was approximately 45 minutes. it covered two aspects. the first was the media application for the trial and the legal proceedings to be broadcast. and then the second aspect was the defense team asking for a postponement to tuesday so we could consult with their client. he hasn'
the deadly shootout. >> and fire in the sky as thousands look at in shock as a meteor burns over russia. the latest straight ahead. >> and looking outside. plenty of snow in rain in our area this weekend. so, when will it let up? meteorologist tim williams with answers in this first warning weather forecast. >> eyewitness news saturday morning is seconds away. >>> good morning. welcome to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm gigi barnett. >> i'm meteorologist tim williams. the temperatures are in the 30s across the region. >> good morning. very mild yesterday, i liked it. >> yeah. that actually helped us out today. it warmed up the road. make it difficult for what came down last night and today to stick to the road. you will wake up to snow out there on the car, grass and bushes, that kind of a deal. not too much going on this morning. there is another wave of precipitation moving across the region. now we're in the up side of the temperatures for the day. we'll start going up here around sunrise. this is the wave now. one last night. this one
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. usaa. we know what it means to serve. the meteor to flew over and crashed into russia. more importantly, have you seen the meteor. the video is amazing, and so much of it caught on russian surveillance and russian dashboard cameras which are apparently a ton. russians love that. the thing weighed 20,000 pounds and was going at least 33,000 miles an hour. when the meteor hit and it's its associated shock wave hit, the ground shook, glass shattered, more than 1,000 people injured and more than 3,000 buildings were damaged. some what came to earth left a hole in a frozen lake 25 feet across. not a space rock crashing to earth this dramatically in more than 00 years in 1908 we did not have nearly the number of dashboard cameras we have now to watch it over and over and over and over again from a million different supercompelling angles, and, yet, less than 24 hours after the meteor won the prize for the most accidentally well documented astronomical event ever there, are already meteor truthers in russia. vladimir is a russian politician, and generally acknowledged a cookook. he has disting
cleanup has begun now in russia after a space rock exploded there on friday. it happened the same day a different asteroid hit earth. could the two be related? we'll talk to an expert about what's happening in the skies. >>> then, a stunning fall from grace for the former mayor of san diego. maureen o'connor was the city's first female mayor. this morning the headlines are about her gambling habit to which she won and lost $1 billion over a decade. her excuse for doing it may surprise you. >>> we do want to begin this morning with that carnival cruise ship. a passenger has filed a first lawsuit against the cruise line company. mark potter is in mobile, alabama, with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. that lawsuit was filed in miami by a passenger from texas seeking damages. she accuses carnival cruise lines of negligence and fraud and says that she was "injured as a result of the unseaworthy, unsafe, unsanitary, and generally despicable conditions in "aboard" the "triumph." a spokesperson says the company has not seen the lawsuit and cannot comment. meantime,
russia. is there a connection? >>> and it's happened. carnival creuise lines slapped with its first lawsuit. >>> and authorities investigate the motive for a shocking killing that could send this olympic hero to prison. >>> first, california authorities say it appears suspected cop killer christopher dorner took his own life, following through on his promise not to be taken alive. autopsy results showed dorner died from a single gunshot wound to the head. dental records do confirm it was his body found in a burned out cabin on tuesday following that week-long manhunts. we will have more on this case and what may have happened to the million-dollar reward, where it's going ahead. >>> half a world away, authorities are looking closely at a possible motive in the horrific killing of a top model who was found dead at the home of her boyfriend, olympic hero oscar pistorius. he sobbed uncontrollably as he was charged with premeditated murder in the death of his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. he is now in jail. we'll go to south africa for the latest on the case in a few. >>> president obama
the asteroid passed by just hours after the meteor yitd hit russia is just a coincidence, asteroids are rocky objects sometimes big enough to be called minor planets. we also have meteorites smaller than asteroids but orbit the sun. these are small businesses of an asteroid. if a meteor enters and vaporizes it becomes a shooting star but if it lands on earth we can call it a meteorite. that exploded today. check out this map. it shows us a site of every known meteor landing since 2300 bc. wow it's a stunning image. u.s. meet logical society put this together. other thing is that gorgeous warm winter weather. the question will this continue as many of you make your long holiday weekend plans? i'll be back with the accu-weather forecast and a look at live doppler 7 hd. changes in the forecast. >> thank you so much. >> christopher dorner the former los angeles police officer who went on a killing rampage died from a single gunshot wound tolt head according to investigators. they added it appears that wound was self inflicted. dorner was holdup inside of a cabin and died5 fight with deputy autos
. >>> troops in central russia have found a crater following reports that a meteor came crashing down to earth. residents saw something streak through the sky, heard explosions and watched as windows shattered. flying glass injured hundreds of people. video shows a bright burning object streaking across the sky on friday in the chelyabinsk region. that's 1,500 kilometers east of moscow. the object left a trail of smoke. people heard a series of explosions. officials say the object's impact shattered windows, and they say flying glass hurt about 500 people including 30 children. the officials say it damaged at least 300 buildings including a zinc factory in the main city, chelyabinsk. mobile phone networks went down for a while. schoolteachers canceled classes for the day. troops searched for debris from the meteor. they found a whole 8 meters in diameter in a frozen lake 70 kilometers west of chelyabinsk, and they found a crater nearby. some reports say say people have found at least three objects that appear to be part of the meteor within 100 kilometers of chelyabinsk. >> translator: a small
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